The GSAS Science Policy Group will be hosting a student-faculty chat: “Using Science to Inform Decision-Making: Lessons from International Environmental Negotiations” on Thursday, November 27 at 12:00 pm in the 1st floor Fireside Lounge at Dudley House (Lehman Hall).
Our guest will be Dr. Noelle Selin is an Associate Professor with the Institute for Data, Systems and Society and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at MIT. She is also the director of MIT's Technology and Policy Program and co-faculty director of the MIT International Policy Lab. Dr. Selin's... Read more about 2/27/2020: Faculty Chat with Noelle Selin
Dr. Aaron Bernstein is the co-Director of The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard C-CHANGE), as well as a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Bernstein focuses on the impacts of the climate crisis on children’s health, and has testified before Congress on the child health impacts of climate change, drawing from his personal experience as a pediatrician having to treat children with breathing difficulties, vector-borne diseases, and...
The Harvard Science Policy Group and Science in the News are looking for writers who would like to explore the policy aspects and implications of science, especially on topics related to current events. No experience necessary! Articles will be published on the ...
Join a presentation and discussion with Matt Bunn, Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School, to learn how to write an effective memo. Matt will also deliver his famous "Bunn's rules" for influencing policy, instilling a practitioner's insight with humor.
Matthew Bunn is a Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School. His research interests include nuclear theft and terrorism; nuclear proliferation and measures to control it; the future of nuclear energy and its fuel cycle; and innovation in energy technologies. Before coming to Harvard, Bunn served as an adviser to the White... Read more about 2/25/2019 - Write Memos and Influence Policy with Dr. Matthew Bunn
Join the Harvard Science Policy Group for food, beer (or soda/water) and conversation with fellow students interested in science policy, and learn about events & opportunities the Harvard Science Policy Group is planning for the spring!
WHEN: Tuesday, February 19th at 6PM WHERE: CGIS South S001, Harvard, Cambridge
Where: Dudley House (Lehman Hall) in the 1st floor fireside room
Snacks and coffee will be provided
This event will be capped at 20 participants
Matthew Hersch is an historian of technology whose research examines Cold War-era aerospace, computer, and military technologies and their relationship to labor and popular culture. His first book, Inventing the American Astronaut, explores the rise and transformation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's human...
The Union of Concerned Scientists in a nonprofit organization founded 50 years ago with the goal of using science and evidence-based decision making to solve many of the most pressing issues that face our society today. By engaging experts in the field, the UCS aims to create practical solutions to provide for a better future. Among others, the UCS works to address global warming, scientific integrity, nuclear weapon nonproliferation, sustainability, and agriculture. Aside from learning the powerful role that the Union of Concerned Scientists plays in shaping policy through engaging...
Where: Dudley House (Lehman Hall) in the 2nd floor graduate student lounge
Lunch will be provided
This event will be capped at 20 participants
Dr. Nicola Pirrone is a visiting scholar in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), where he is developing research projects on understanding the global mercury cycle and environmental and human health impacts, developing interoperable systems for integrating Earth Observations and...
NTallapragadaCongrats to @Keiindc on being named OSTP Chief of Staff!
Kei et al. @aaas generously hosted us (@HarvardSciPol) in 2018, when it felt like the Trump admin's attitude towards science couldn't get any worse. (Lol.)
Kei assured us that science would be back in gov't. Now it is!
ScienceYaelWhy is the toll of COVID-19 higher in BIPOC communities? How does the education system harm brain development? Why are darker-skinned individuals less well-recognized by facial recognition software and what does that mean for technology expansion? Are clinical trials equitable? t.co/EnlP2CKnsN